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Word: breach

Definition: breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.


Sentences Containing 'breach'

"I cannot say that I do unless it were that he wished to be able to deny his signature if an action for breach of promise were instituted."
A breach of this expectation of fidelity is commonly referred to as adultery or extramarital sex.
As a result of this promotion, the programme was in breach of Rule 10.3 of the Code.'
As a result, students decide what constitutes a breach of honor.
Before Walker can enter the vehicle, he is attacked by a swarm of the creatures, which breach his helmet, killing him.
Between these two proud persons, mother and son, there is a wider breach than before, and little hope of its healing, for they are one at heart, and time makes each more obstinate and imperious.
Breach of any condition of the civil injunction carried a criminal penalty of up to five years in prison.
But that purchase was terminated by Philips because of what Philips saw as breach of contract. Lexmark.
But the proprietaries were enraged at Governor Denny for having pass'd the act, and turn'd him out with threats of suing him for breach of instructions which he had given bond to observe.
But yet I judge it highly necessary that this be made a national concern, like Dagenham breach, and that these hills be removed by some means or other.
By the end of the first day the Soviets had failed to breach the first line.
During the "Combat Phase" players are given weapons according to their chosen class and attempt to breach the enemy's constructions, ultimately capturing their flag.
Even during its brief period of supposed effectiveness, its clauses were honoured more in the breach than in the observance.
Everyone thought that the other party had committed breach of trust. Confusion prevailed throughout the night.
Excepting the sublime BREACH--somewhere else to be described--this peaking of the whale's flukes is perhaps the grandest sight to be seen in all animated nature.
Following a complaint the House of Lords Privilege and Conduct Committee found there had been no breach of the rules.
He argued that although existing "hot cargo" clauses were valid, an employer could repudiate them at any time and not commit a breach of contract or a ULP.
He had protested against the open breach of the constitution by the King of Hanover.
He resigned his seat on December 31, 2001 after being investigated for a breach of ethics regarding a private business deal.
He set about completing "The Big Breach", which was published in 2001 in Russia.
However, Duncan resigned in 1937, and the two backroom men stepped into the breach again.
However, ExtenZe refused to pay Gordon citing a breach of contract. Sports and doping.
However, it was eventually broadcast uncut, after the Government decided that it did not breach any laws or interfere with national security.
In 1570, a new breach occurred at a point called Gagne-Petit.
In 1992 he entered again under a false name, Steve Romana, and wearing a disguise, in clear breach of the show's rules.
In 2007 government lawyers decided not to prosecute him for publishing "The Big Breach".
It found that Australia was in breach of international law, called for a national compensation fund and recommended a national "sorry day".
Ofcom found there ‘was no editorial justification for the frequency and prominence of these references’ and the broadcaster in breach of rules 10.3 and 10.4 of the broadcasting code.
On 7 March an independent audit by KPMG of financial transactions by all members of the governing board of the bank found no breach of regulations occurred.
One of its first actions was to sue the University for breach of trust over the University Centre.
Oregon State's defense took over in the second quarter; Washington could not breach their own 34-yard line.
Originally, the courts of law gave damages only for breach of contract.
Prince Escalus of Verona intervenes and declares that further breach of the peace will be punishable by death.
Royal Court Commissioner Sir Christopher Pitchers, presiding, warned Wateridge to expect a custodial sentence for such a "breach of trust".
She has been greatly annoyed in having so much publicity, lest it might seem a breach of confidence, or be an injury to Williams.
Since Cuesta had no reserves, a breach of this magnitude was just about the worst that could happen to his fragile line.
Sinnott would later take court action against the club for a breach of contract, and settle out of court.
Speakers opposed to the bill described it as a breach of tradition, undemocratic, against religion, and ill thought out.
Such a breach typically occurs, for example, when embedded software must be transferred to a hardware chip.
The council claimed breach of contract, and that the liability limitation was unreasonable under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
The flood triggers a hull breach emergency ejecting the active pods to the surface, while Gallo and the cannibals drown.
The German 5th Panzer Division attempted to fill the breach, but they were met by the Russian supporting armour and were forced back.
This breach of insolvency laws caused them to be relegated back down to Championship 1.
This opened a breach between these two German forces, shortly to be exploited by Rokossovsky's offensive.
Through the breach, they heard the waters pour, as mountain torrents down a flume.
Too much, I am afraid; for what becomes of the moral, if our comfort springs from a breach of promise?
We must watch for a breach in the living wall that hemmed us in; the wall that had only admitted us in order to shut us up.
We see him first as a soldier, albeit driving rather than leading his soldiers into the breach.
Winkelried is said to have opened a breach in the lines of the Austrian footsoldiers by throwing himself into their lances, taking them down with his body such that the confederates could attack through the opening.
Word got back to Foster, who considered this a breach of the agreement.

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